Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre awarded $10,000

National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Jane Chu has approved more than $82 million to fund local arts projects and partnerships in the NEA’s second major funding announcement for fiscal year 2016. Included in this announcement is an Art Works award of $10,000 to Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre to support the "pay what you can" comedy A Midsummer Night's Dream and to expand its touring show to u … [Read more...]

Reynolds Performance Hall announces 2016-17 season

Kicking off with the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band on Sept. 22, UCA Public Appearances will feature a record 22 events for the 2016-17 season in the Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall at the University of Central Arkansas. The season will include Broadway, Pops and Night Out Series, two lectures and three Add-On Specials as well as five Main Stage EdUCAtion shows. “This season is made up of c … [Read more...]

Disney in Concert Heading for Reynolds

By Logan Miller College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Disney In Concert: Magical Music from the Movies will make a stop at the University of Central Arkansas’s Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall on April 16 to bring to an end to the 2015-16 season of UCA Public Appearances. The 7:30 p.m. show is already sold out. Four Broadway stars will sing Disney songs, acc … [Read more...]

Josh Radnor to lecture at UCA on April 4

By Carley Conrad College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY —Actor, director and writer Josh Radnor will speak at the University of Central Arkansas’s Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall on April 4 at 7:30 p.m. The visit is part of UCA Public Appearance’s Distinguished Lecture Series. Radnor is perhaps best known for his role as Ted Mosby, the central character on CBS’s Em … [Read more...]

‘Post Secret: The Show’ to visit Reynolds

By Austin DuVall College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — PostSecret: The Show, an immersive, live version of the original online community art project, will present never-before-seen secrets March 11 in the University of Central Arkansas’s Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall at 7:30 p.m. PostSecret — which started as the blog, PostSecret.com — has garnered half a billion … [Read more...]

Saturday Night Fever heading for Reynolds

By Austin DuVall College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Saturday Night Fever: The Musical, a production based on the classic 1977 American dance film starring John Travolta, will appear at the University of Central Arkansas’s Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall on Feb. 28. As a coming-of-age story, the musical centers on 19-year-old stallion Tony Manero’s life in the 19 … [Read more...]

Two ‘Mamma Mia!’ performances set for Reynolds

By Carley Conrad College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The long-running hit musical "Mamma Mia!" will visit the University of Central Arkansas’s Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall for performances Feb. 15 and 17. Both performances are set for 7:30 p.m. While the Feb. 15 performance is sold out, tickets are still available for the Feb. 17 show. "Mamma Mia!" is the u … [Read more...]

UCA hosts reading of ‘I am Jazz’

The University of Central Arkansas Office of Diversity and Community will host a reading of “I am Jazz” at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 11 at UCA Downtown located at 1105 West Oak Street in Conway. Cindy Lea, lecturer in UCA’s Schedler Honors College, will conduct the reading. Time will be allotted for questions and comments. “I am Jazz” is the story of Jazz Jennings, HRC Youth Ambassador. The Hu … [Read more...]

Sinbad to hold stand-up comedy routine on Feb. 12

By Austin DuVall College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Actor and comedian Sinbad, famous for his work in films and TV shows such as “The Sinbad Show” and “Jingle All The Way,” will be at the University of Central Arkansas’ Reynolds Performance Hall on Feb. 12 starting at 7:30 p.m. “An Evening with Sinbad,” as his show later this month is called, will showcase the enter … [Read more...]

‘Doktor Kaboom’ performs at Reynolds Feb. 5

By Julia Dossett Morgan College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Creatively blending theatre arts with the wonders of scientific exploration, Doktor Kaboom keeps his crowds riveted with interest and rolling with laughter. Doktor Kaboom will entertain students and families at University of Central Arkansas’ Reynolds Performance Hall on February 5 as part of the Main Stage Edu … [Read more...]